The words aptly described the internal relationships of the press gang.
Death or desertion offered the only way of escape to the victim of the press gang.
It is not to be supposed that the Buccaneer's press gang were idle on such an occasion.
None foresaw that the day would come when a British press gang would seize free citizens in this same harbor.
He would have made a splendid man-o'-war's man, and the press gang had more than once tried to secure him.
They had been seized by the press gang and made slaves on board the frigate.
But the press gang harvested its greatest crop of seamen on the seas.
While there the press gang came; the Duke was said to have been impudent to the lieutenant and was condemned to be flogged.